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Evaluating the Role of Horn Flies in the Transdermal Transmission of Salmonella to Cattle

Investigators
Loneragen, G.H.; Edrington, Thomas; Lohmeyer, K. H.; Olafson, Pia
Institutions
Texas Tech University
USDA - Agricultural Research Service
Start date
2014
End date
2015
Objective
The objectives of this study were to answer to following questions: Are cattle PLN contaminated with Salmonella after infestation with Salmonella-colonized horn flies and are cattle PLN contaminated with Salmonella after horn fly infestation on animals with hides that have been artificially contaminated with a Salmonella isolates?
Funding Source
Nat'l. Cattlemen's Beef Assoc.
Project source
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Categories
Salmonella
Bacterial Pathogens